CHAPTER 63
ENGINEERS REGISTRATION ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   BY-LAWS

      The Engineers Registration (Professional Examinations) By-laws

   REGULATIONS

      The Engineers Registration (Forms and Fees) Regulations

      The Engineers Registration (Exemption) (Technical Assistance Personnel) Regulations

      The Engineers Registration (General and Practical Training Requirements) Regulations

      The Engineers Registration Board Regulations

BY-LAWS

THE ENGINEERS REGISTRATION (PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS) BY-LAWS

(Section 34)

[1st September, 1999]

G.N. No. 65 of 2000

1.   Citation

   These By-laws may be cited as the Engineers Registration (Professional Examinations) By-laws.

2.   Objective

   The Engineers Registration Board shall provide professional examinations as an alternative conduit for registration of professional engineers who are registered in the category of Technician Engineers and for those who aspire for registration as professional engineers but whose qualifications are wanting or need to be ascertained.

3.   Type of examinations

   (1) The Board shall administer professional examinations in different disciplines of engineering as it may determine.

   (2) The Board shall set a number of papers in each of the engineering disciplines as it may deem fit and each paper shall have any number of sections as the Board may determine.

   (3) The standard of the examination papers shall be of the level of the final BSc (Engineering) examination of an institution accredited by the Board.

4.   Eligibility for sitting for examination

   An applicant wishing to sit for professional examinations shall possess–

   (a)   degree/diplomas considered by the Board as not equivalent to the first engineering degree of a University/Institution accredited by the Board; or

   (b)   degree/diplomas awarded after a period of study a shorter than the minimum three years undergraduate course of University/Institution of engineering education; or

   (c)   qualification of a registered Technician Engineer.

5.   Application and registration fee

   (1) A candidate wishing to sit for the examinations shall apply to the Board by completing the relevant application entry forms upon payment of application fee and registration fee prescribed by the Board.

   (2) The application to sit for the examinations shall be valid only for the scheduled examinations applied for. The candidates who do not sit for the examinations within that period shall be required to make a new application to the Board.

   (3) A candidate may attempt a professional examination not more than three times in a period not exceeding three years and the conditions upon which examinations may be attempted are–

   (a)   the application shall be defined as received and accepted by the Board upon completing an examinations entry form ERB-EX-02 which is not withdrawn by the applicant before the closing date for receipt of entries;

   (b)   candidates shall complete the examinations in one sitting except for reasons of illness or other reasons acceptable to the Board, in which case the candidate shall be required to sit for another examination;

   (c)   candidates must pass all papers and for each paper the allowed minimum pass mark is 40 per centum;

   (d)   candidates shall be allowed a single resit in an attempt for papers failed and each shall be counted as part of the attempt;

   (e)   failure in a resit shall be counted as failing the attempt;

   (f)   a candidate who fails all papers shall be counted as having failed the attempt.

6.   Examination procedures and general information

   (1) All examination papers shall be set in the English language and shall be answered in that language.

   (2) When submitting the application for examinations, applicants shall be required to provide attested photographs.

   (3) The date and place of examinations shall be determined by the Board.

   (4) The closing date for receipt of entry forms for examinations at the Office of the Registrar of Examinations shall be announced in the public media.

   (5) Official receipts must be retained as evidence of compliance with the registration requirements and a claim which is not supported by evidence shall not be accepted by the Board.

   (6) Late entries shall not be accepted.

7.   Examination fees

   (1) Every eligible candidate shall pay a non-refundable examination fee to be determined by the Board.

   (2) The Board shall prescribe fees which will cover fees or application forms, registration, refresher courses and any other fees related to professional examinations.

8.   Fees for failed examinations

   A candidate who fails to sit for the examinations for reasons other than those acceptable by the Board shall have to re-apply and pay new fees for examinations.

9.   Syllabuses

   Instructions about the time and place of the examination together with admission slips shall be sent by the Board through registered mail to reach candidates approximately four weeks before the examinations.

10.   Assessment and notification of results

   The Board shall issue the syllabus to each candidate as a guide for the candidate in preparing himself/herself for the examinations.

11.   Grading of examination marks

   (1) The marks for examinations shall be graded as follows–

Mark (in per centum)GradeMeaning 70+APass 60 - 69B+Pass 50 - 59BPass 40 - 49CPass 39 and belowF Fail

   (2) The Board shall inform the candidates of their results within one month following the last day on which the candidates attempted the last examination within the same sitting.

   (3) The Board's decision on examination results shall be final and binding upon each candidate.

12.   Examination certificate

   The Board shall award certificates to all candidates who pass the examinations.

REGULATIONS

THE ENGINEERS REGISTRATION (FORMS AND FEES) REGULATIONS

(Section 20)

[21st February, 1969]

G.Ns. Nos.
37 of 1969
194 of 1973
172 of 1988
397 of 1991

1.   Title

   These Regulations may be cited as the Engineers Registration (Forms and Fees) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

   In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "the Act" means the Engineers (Registration Act) *;

   "registration" means registration under the provisions of section 9 of the Act;

   "temporary registration" means registration under the provisions of section 10 of the Act.

3.   Forms

   (1) The forms set out in the First Schedule hereto shall be used in respect of the matters to which they refer, with such modifications as the circumstances may require.

   (2) The register shall be in the form set out in the Second Schedule hereto.

4.   Fees

   The fees specified in the Third Schedule hereto shall be payable for the matters to which they refer.

5.   Applications for registration

   (1) Every application for registration or temporary registration shall be submitted in duplicate to the Registrar and shall be accompanied–

   (a)   by the appropriate fee specified in the Third Schedule hereto;

   (b)   unless the Board otherwise directs, by the original document evidencing the degree, diploma, licence or other professional qualification specified in the application; and

   (c)   in the case of an application for temporary registration, by the documentary evidence referred to in subsection (2) of section 10 of the Act.

   (2) The Board may direct, either generally or in any particular case, that an application may be accompanied by a photostat or other copy of any documentary evidence required by paragraph (1) to accompany the application.

6.   Certificates of registration

   (1) The Registrar shall, without payment of any fee, issue to every registered engineer a certificate of registration or temporary registration, as may be appropriate.

   (2) A certificate of registration or temporary registration shall be given under the hand of the Registrar.

7.   Surrender of certificates

   The holder of any certificate of registration or temporary registration issued to a registered engineer shall, upon receiving notification of the deletion from the register of the name of that registered engineer, surrender the original certificate to the Registrar.

FIRST SCHEDULE
FORMS

FORM 1
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION

THE ENGINEERS (REGISTRATION) ACT (CAP. 63)

(Section 9)

To: The Registrar,

   Engineers Registration Board.

   I hereby apply for registration as an engineer in accordance with the following particulars:

   1.   Name in full ........................................................................................................

   2.   Address in full (for registration and correspondence) ...............................................
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   3.   Age (if over 25, state "over 25") ............................................................................

   4.   Education (give details of primary, secondary and technical or other education, with dates) ................................................................................................................
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   5.   Degree, diploma or licence of a university or school of engineering (documentary evidence is required) ...........................................................................................
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   6.   Membership of an institution of engineers ..............................................................

   7.   Practical experience or practical training in engineering (give full details, with dates, of the nature of all relevant experience and training indicating the work upon which and the capacity in which engaged) ......................................................................
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   8.   This application is accompanied by a fee of Shs. ......................... and by the following documentary evidence:
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   I hereby declare that the foregoing particulars are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Date .................................

Signature of Applicant ................................

Note:   1.   This application is required to be submitted in duplicate.


      2.   An applicant for registration may be required to satisfy the Engineers Registration Board that his professional and general conduct has been such as to make him a fit and proper person to be registered.

FORM 2
APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY REGISTRATION

THE ENGINEERS (REGISTRATION) ACT (CAP. 63)

(Section 10)

To: The Registrar,

   Engineers Registration Board.

   I hereby apply for temporary registration as an engineer in accordance with the following particulars:

   1.   Name in full .......................................................................................................

   2.   Address in full ...................................................................................................

   3.   Place in which ordinarily resident.........................................................................
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   4.   Age (if over 25, state "over 25")............................................................................

   5.   Education (give details of primary, secondary and technical or other education, with dates) ...............................................................................................................
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   6.    Previous practice as an engineer (give full details, with dates, of the work upon
which and the capacity in which engaged) ...........................................................
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   7.   If not present in Tanganyika, date of intended arrival ..............................................
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   8.   Work in Tanganyika for which engaged (specify project or nature of work and state duration of work) ...............................................................................................
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   9.   Professional capacity in which engaged ..............................................................
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   10.   Period or duration of work for which temporary registration is required ....................
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   11.   This application is accompanied by a fee of Shs. ................... and by the following documentary evidence as to professional qualifications and work or employment immediately prior to entering Tanganyika:
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   I hereby declare that the foregoing particulars are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Date ...........................

Signature of Applicant ................................

Notes:   1.   This application is required to be submitted in duplicate.

      2.   An applicant for temporary registration may be required–

         (a)   to appear before the Engineers Registration Board for the purposes of consideration of his application;

         (b)   to satisfy the Engineers Registration Board that his professional and general conduct has been such as to make him a fit and proper person to be registered.

FORM 3
CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION

THE ENGINEERS (REGISTRATION) ACT (CAP. 63)

   It is hereby certified that...............................................................................................
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has been duly registered pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of the Engineers (Registration) Act * and that on the .............................. day of ............................, 20........
such name was entered in the register under the number ...................................................

   Given under my hand at Dar es Salaam this ........................... day of ......................... 20........

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Registrar,
Engineers Registration Board

FORM 4
CERTIFICATE OF TEMPORARY REGISTRATION

THE ENGINEERS (REGISTRATION) ACT (CAP. 63)

   It is hereby certified that ...............................................................................................
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has been duly registered pursuant to the provisions of the Engineers (Registration) Act, 1968 and in accordance with the terms of a direction of the Engineers Registration Board for .......................................................................................................................................
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and that on the .............................. day of ................................, 20...... such name was entered in the register under the number...........................................

   Given under my hand at Dar es Salaam this ........................... day of ......................... 20........

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Registrar,
Engineers Registration Board

SECOND SCHEDULE
FORM OF REGISTER

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